Crambidae Pyraustinae Pyrausta cingulata Pyrausta nigrata
Pyrausta despicata (Scopoli, 1763)
Pyrauste du plantain

Genus: Pyrausta Schrank, 1802   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Haematia Hübner, 1825
   Syllythria Hübner, 1825
  Synonims (species):
   caespitalis [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775

Adult:
P. despicata (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. despicata (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. despicata (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Kielstrup, Jylland, Denmark, May 7, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. despicata (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Hobro, Denmark, May 13, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. despicata (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, September 28, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. despicata (© Simon Davey)
Adult, Deep Dean, East Sussex, UK, July 17, 2005
(Photo by Simon Davey)

Foodplants:
Plantago

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